Gepubliceerd op 10-10-2015
What can you design with potatoes, hemp and saffron? Six starting designers face this challenge in Made of Knoal, a project of Centrum Beeldende Kunst Groningen (CBK Groningen). With guidance from experienced designers cooperating with local farmers they try to come up with new products made of these local resources. Earlier on these experienced designer faced the same challenge: Christien Meindertsma made a product with hemp, Foodcurators Lucas Mullié worked with saffron and Tjeerd Veenhoven dived into the world of potatoes.
Nina van Bart en Enzo Péres Labourdette worked with saffron. The flower bulbs for this exclusive spice are cultured in Nieuw-Buinen, close to Stadskanaal. Foodcurators guided Nina and Enzo in their proces of developing new designs, incorporating saffron. Click here to read more about the saffron from Nieuw-Buinen.